# How do you simplify #(16)^(1/2) * (27)^(2/3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 9, 2015

1) the expression ^(1/2) means that, you should take the square root of the number.

2) ^(2/3) means that, you should take a square of that number and then take a cube root. (this order can change, its up to you :) )

If i make a generalization;

so the answer will be;